The average pay for a Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor is C$20.94 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$27,500 - C$90,000
C$28K
C$44K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$43,597
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50%
90%

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C$12.08 - C$31.92
C$12
C$21
C$32
MEDIAN: C$20.94
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$27,500 - C$90,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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C$25,491 - C$76,201  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$12.08 - C$31.92  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$25,491 - C$76,201  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 6 salaries. A Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$44,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%